News Releose Release: 94-02 Contact: Paula R. DiLeo Telephone: (609) 520-4648 DOW JONES TO PROVIDE NEWS SERVICE FOR THE INTERNET DowVision Now Available to Businesspeople Around the World Using WAIS, Inc. Technology INDIAN WELLS, Calif., January 25, 1994 — Dow Jones Business Information Services announced today it will provide one of the first comprehensive, subscription-based business and financial news services over the Internet. The service, DowVision on the Internet, will include the full text of The Wall Street Journal and same day text of The New York Times News Service, Dow Jones News Service, Dow Jones Inter- national News Services, and press release wires. DowVision on the Internet is being shown at the Demo '94 conference here through January 26. DowVision on the Internet is the first Dow Jones service to be adapted specifically for delivery over the Internet. Previously available only through corporate local area networks, DowVision will soon be available to the worldwide community of hundreds of millions of Internet users. -more- Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Dov>- Jones Information Services P.O. Box 300 Princeton. New Jersey 08>i3^300 DOWVISION ON THE INTERNET 2-2-2 The Internet is a worldwide computer network linking millions of computers, allowing users to send electronic mail, read news, download software and more. Begun more than ten years ago as a way to link research, government and academic institutions and defense contractors, the Internet is now experiencing tremendous growth among business users and corporations. WAIS, Inc., developer of the WAIS server technology and a recognized leader in the Internet community, will host and process the DowVision information for distribution over the Internet, users connected to the Internet will then be able to search the information using standard Internet searching tools such as WAIS, Gopher and Mosaic. "As more and more businesspeople access the Internet, Dow Jones wants to be sure our services are available to them in a way that is both useful and familiar," said Dorothea Coccoli Palsho, vice president, Dow Jones Information Services. "By tailoring our premier business and financial news and information for Internet users, we're backing up our commitment to serve this growing market . " "With its breadth of reports from all over the world, its attention to detail and its unsurpassed reputation for timely business news, Dow Jones will set a new standard for Internet- based services," said WAIS President Brewster Kahle. "We are delighted to work with Dow Jones to extend its business to global markets. " -more- DOWVISION OVER INTERNET 3-3-3 DowVision is published by Dow Jones Business Information services, a part of the Information Services Group of Dow Jones, which includes Dow Jones/Telerate and Dow Jones Financial News Services. Business Information Services provides business and financial news and information products to corporations and consumers through a variety of electronic media: computer, telephone, facsimile and radio. Dow Jones also publishes The Wall Street Journal® and its international editions, Barron's® and community newspapers. WAIS, Inc., based in Menlo Park, Calif., provides products and services for organizations who wish to deliver information over the Internet. By setting up interactive on-line services for businesses, government, libraries and education organizations, WAIS, Inc. intends to improve the quality of information available over the Internet. # # # For more information on WAIS, Inc., please contact John Duhring, 415-617-0444, or send electronic mail to info@WAIS.com.